This is an important year for McDowell who is in the final year of exempt status for his victory at Mayakoba. He has considered the worst-case scenario should he lose his PGA Tour card at the end of the year and realized he’ll still get starts as a past champion and have status on the European Tour.
PALM HARBOR Fla. — It was a surreal scene a sign of the times a microcosm of this social media-mad world we’re living in. Call it what you want: When Tiger Woods yanked his tee shot at the 1st hole into the pine straw on Saturday a mob of fans circled his ball. But how many of them actually witnessed him punch a low draw back into play? Not many.
Woods remains non-committal saying “I’m going to figure that out later” but for the past two days his Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS the putter he’s used in all previous 10 starts of this latest comeback and for 13 of his 14 major championship has been benched locked away for safe-keeping in the trunk of his rental car LaCava said.